Dr. Karen Reznik Dolins is a highly respected nutritionist with over 25 years experience helping individuals achieve their nutrition and fitness goals. As the owner of NutriciseDr, a nutrition counseling private practice, a wide array of clients from inactive kids and adults to competitive and professional tennis and basketball athletes have sought her expertise to manage weight, improve athletic performance and help manage medical conditions.
In addition to her practice, Dr. Dolins is Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Behavior Studies at Teacher’s College, Columbia University, where she earned her doctoral degree. She also teaches or has taught graduate level nutrition course at Rutger’s School of Health Related Professions, NYU and Brooklyn College, City University of NY. Dr. Dolins is a frequent lecturer to both professional and lay audiences and is a prolific author and expert reviewer in the areas of sports nutrition, weight management, nutritional needs of women, and the nutritional needs of teens. Dr. Dolins was the nutrition consultant to the New York Knicks for over 10 years and has led workshops for the WNBA, NBAPA Top 100 Camp, Cirque du Soleil, Lake Placid Ironman Triathlon, local area schools, and other organizations. In addition to her expertise in sports nutrition, Dr. Dolins maintains an expertise in clinical nutrition and has helped individuals with a wide variety of medical conditions achieve health goals.
Dr. Dolins is a member of Sports and Cardiovascular Nutritionists (SCAN) and recipient of their 2005 Achievement Award. Other professional memberships include the American Dietetic Association, American College of Sports Medicine, and the New York State Dietetic Association. She was one of the first in the country to earn the esteemed title of Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD).
Dr. Dolins completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Washington University. She then pursued a Master’s Degree in Nutrition from New York University as well as a Master’s in Applied Physiology from Teachers College, Columbia University. Dr. Dolins went on to complete her Doctorate in Education (EdD) from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her dissertation topic was “Carbohydrate Requirements of Female Endurance Dr. Dolins is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and is a Certified Dietitian Nutritionist in the State of New York.